Brass Faculty Premiere New Work

Posted on 4/11/2016 1:45:12 PM

The HoodleBug Brass, the faculty brass quintet-in-residence, premiered Concerto for Brass Quintet and Orchestra by Nancy Galbraith. The quintet performed the concerto with the Pittsburgh Youth Philharmonic Orchestra, under the direction of Roger Tabler (IUP 1990). 

The concert was held on Sunday, April 10, at South Fayette High School. Concerto for Brass Quintet and Orchestra was co-commissioned by the HoodleBug Brass and the Pittsburgh Youth Philharmonic Orchestra (PYPO). PYPO is comprised of advanced high school musicians and presents three major performances per season, community outreach programs, chamber ensembles, an annual concerto competition, and a student conductor competition.

The members of the HoodleBug Brass are Kevin Eisensmith (trumpet), David Ferguson (trumpet), Heidi Lucas (horn), Christian Dickinson (trombone), and Zach Collins (tuba).

The HoodleBug Brass


The Hoodlebug Brass and the Pittsburgh Youth Philharmonic Orchestra

The Hoodlebug Brass and the Pittsburgh Youth Philharmonic Orchestra performing on stage

Department of Music